Kabuki is one of three styles of traditional Japanese theatre that continue to be performed in Japan today. Kabuki is very stylised and performed entirely by male actors, who wear extravagant costumes and very elaborate make-up. This theatrical style is over 400 years old and remains popular, with shows performed regularly at Tokyo's newly restored Kabuki-za Theatre - amongst others.

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A subtle blend of music, dance and drama dating back to the 14th century
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